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Ocean County Jury Awards Injured Worker $725K for Violation of NJ LAD

On March 20, 2018, an Ocean County, New Jersey jury awarded Joseph Lach $725,016.00, including $500,000.00 in punitive damages for a violation of New Jersey’s Law Against Discrimination. Lach claimed that he was fired for filing a workers’ compensation claim for a shoulder injury sustained while lifting a couch while working as a full-time maintenance… Read More


New Jersey Superior Court Appellate Division Upholds Workers’ Compensation Exclusive Remedy Provision in Death Case.

On April 9, 2018, the Appellate Division once again upheld the exclusive remedy provision of the New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Act as set forth at N.J.S.A. 34:15-8 in Geraldine A. Rodrigues, as Administrator of the Estate of Alfredo Rodrigues, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. Eleven Vreeland, LLC, Defendant, and PCS Wireless, Inc., Defendant-Respondent, Docket No. A-0605-16T4. This case… Read More


 

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